Edlnburgh Thursdays cont.
I C.C. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Trip the light fantastic to Hi- NRG dance action at this ever-popular gay bar.
I be Break at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 8 Nov. See Wed listings for details on the one-off special with Cash Money.
I Dust at Studio 24. l 1.30pm—3am. £2. 4 Oct. Monthly. Get ready to rock at this goth. metal and industrial showcase hosted by the residents Ian. Tony and Dave.
I Exam at Noa. l0.30pm—3am. £3 (free in school uniform). 18 Oct. Monthly. Yet another school disco night where clubbers are encouraged to regress to childhood. this time to a tough house soundtrack from Jason Conez and Dowzer.
I FAT presents “Edinburgh Club Together’ at The Honeycomb. lOpm—3am. £5. 18 Oct. Monthly. Fresh Air Thursdays (FAT) are back in business after the summer break. To celebrate the return of both the radio show and the club night. ten of Edinburgh‘s finest club nights get together to fomi a mighty melange of funk. hip hop. house. drum & bass and techno. Participants include Sublime. Manga. Motherfunk. Ultragroove and Taste. See Word Up for more details on Fresh Air.
I Fusion at Po Na Na. l lpm-3am. £2. Weekly. DJs Mark B (Studio Grand) and Murray Richardson (20/20 Vision) playing vinyl gems in the realms of house. hip hop. funk and soul.
I Genetic at The Citrus Club. llpm—3am. £2. Weekly. Still a mighty popular soirée that showcases altemative. indie and lo-fi. No smoking in the bar area. mind.
I More at Noa. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 4 Oct. Monthly. Soulful deep house and
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mind-massaging melodic techno from the resident Dls Jamie and Paul at this all- new session. For the first instalment. the boys will be joined by seasoned veterans Ally Wood and Colin Cook (IIItragroove). I The Moneyshot at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 25 ()ct. Movement at La Belle Angele. l()pm—3am. £9 (£8). l I ()ct only. London‘s legendary drum 8; bass night hits Scotland for one night only to promote the forthcoming Brazilian .10!) mix LP from D] Marky. As well as the boy from Brazil there‘s rolling breaks and ball-busting bass to be had from Bryan Gee (V Recordings) and Ruffstuff while vocal stylings come care of MC Darrisson. See Hitlist. I Muzlkisum at The Honeycomb. l lpm—3am. £5/£4 (£2 with flyer). 4 ()ct. Monthly. Muzik magazine's official Scottish residency geared towards promoting the DJing prowess of past and present Bedroom Bedlam title winners. This month. residents Grant McDonald and Ki Creighton are joined by Stuart McMillan and ()rde Meikle. better known as Slam. In the main room. expect only the finest in decknical wizardry generally sourced from the realms of underground house and techno. Through the back. the label mates of Five20East Records lay down the latest L'K garage and R&B Ilavas. I Naked at Ego. l0.30pm~3am. Non- members £8 before 1 1.30pm. £l0 after; members £6 before I 1.30pm. £8 after. 18 Oct. Monthly. The hard house night re- launches with a Tidy Trax tour date featuring Lee I‘laslam. Support in a funky house stylee comes from Iiuan James and Sandeman in the Cocteau Lounge. I Opium at ()pium. l()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. The all-new rock bar cum club complex takes hold of Edinburgh's after- hours scene like a Rottweiler to a small. defenceless child. In terms of music
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policy — yep. you guessed it! — it‘s rock. nu-metal and alternative/indie.
I Oxygen Special at Studio 24. l()pm—late. £tbc (tickets available in advance from Ripping Records). 1 1 ()ct only. Absolutely huge hard house night with all profits going to Waverley Care Trust. Lisa Lashes. Lisa Pin Up and Rachel Auburn take to the decks in the main room. providing a rare opportunity to catch the first ladies of hard house all in one place. In Room 2. Les Hemstock. Billy. Dowzer and Jason Cortez muster a male approach to hard and chunky house to neatly offset the main room's feminine side.
I Playaz at Iigo. l()pm~2am. £2. I 1 ()ct. Fortnightly. Rudeboyz and guests playing smooth R&B. jiggy hip hop and ‘wicked' dancehall vibes at this bargain night out.
I Snatch Club at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm—3am . £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly. Relive the fun and games you had at cheap British holiday camps like Butlins at this funky disco cum cabaret. with your hosts of distinction Mr Harry Ainsworth (aka ‘Perrier Newcomer Award‘ winner Garth Cruikshank) and Spanky Alexander. This fortnight ( l l ()ct). Snatch is going to be a particularly messy affair as the 3 Piece Suite vixens are down tojoin the party.
I Sputnik at The Venue (top floor). I0.3()pm-3am. £3. 1 I ()ct. Fortnightly. The leftficld house night is back with an all-new line-up. Headed by Steven Brown — the local techno talent recently signed to Derrick May's Transmat label -- resident DJs also include Hobbes. Dextor and the lovely Lisa Thomson. What‘s more. there's even guest talent in the form of Phase 6. a seasoned veteran in the trained art of hard-edged funk and electro.
I 3 Piece Sweet at The Cocteau Lounge. Monthly. Next date 25 ()ct.
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I Ignition at Iiros/Iilite. 9.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Last year‘s ‘Scottish Discotheque ()f The Year‘ still draws the numbers at this big ‘ole chart and party night.
I Mad About Madge at The ’cnue. l()pm-—-3am. £5 (£3.50). 1 I ()ct only. Pay homage to the craggy crone of pop at this Madonna-themed club night featuring a lookalike competition and kerayzee karaoke.
GOld Skool Disco at Revolution. l().30pm--3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. School uniform's obligatory at this all-new night where time past is relived in time present. DJ Tom Wilson unleashes blasts from the past twenty years of dance music and there's live PAs from sortie ‘old-skool‘ heroes. including — and get this »— The Time Frequency (4 ()ct) and Technotronic ( I 1 ()ct). Strange thouin it may seem. see Hitlist.
I The 6, 7, 8 Special at Why Not'.’ I lpm—-3am. £5. Weekly. A magical musical journey that takes you throuin the 60s. 70s. 80s and 90s with plucky survivor Disco Billy and his new friend Disco Diva Dale. Cage dancers a definite bonus.
I Soho at The Ark. l()pm—3am. £4 (£2). All the fun of London's den of depravity at this student showcase.
I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £l otherwise. Weekly. A mainstream soundtrack plus the odd spot of indie.
I Thursday In The City at Club Mercado. 8pm—-3am. Free. Weekly. Commercial chart and dance from Grant Stott and Micky Gavin (Radio Forth). plus drinks promos and surprise give- aways aplenty for those who want to start the weekend fashionably early.
I Bass:Trap Sessions at Bam Bou. 9pm-~lam. Free. Weekly. Wise Manga master (3-Mac presents his weekly fix of
hand-picked narcotic breaks and beats. including all the latest hip hop. 2-step. R&B and drum & bass. Catch live recordings frotn the Bass: Trap on Radio Magnetic (www.radiomagneticcom) on Fri from 9— I 0pm.
I Beluga at Beluga. 8pm-lam. Free. Weekly. A soulful selection of urban. garage grooves with Yogi Haughton (5 ()ct) and Erik Da Viking ( l2 Oct).
I Blok at PopRokit. 9pm—lam. Free. W 'ekly. A regular venture courtesy of Robin Styler (Solefusion). Bootsy
( Substance/Groove Theory) and Gregor
. (Douche Ma Touche). where rare groove.
funk. disco and hip hop will be the order of the day.
I Centre at City Cafe 2. 9pm—Iam. Free. I2 ()ct. Fortnightly. Ultragroove resident Gareth Sommerville aurally entertains the drinking masses with a sweet nu-jazz and sultry house selection. I Chaos Cubano at Baracoa. l()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Mikayel hosts a night of funk. hip hop and salsa. I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. l()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Still supplying the broadest tnusical spectrum for Latin lovers and still pivotal to the whole Latin
I Cuts & Strings at The Outhouse. Monthly. Next date 26 ()ct.
I EH1 at EH 1. ()pin—lam. Free. Weekly. In the swanky surrounds of this salubrious style bar. rotational DJs spin deep. funky house for the drinking hordes.
I Flashback at Flashback. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Randy Andy supplies a retro chart mix for the over 21s.
I 4-Play at Club Mercado. 4—l0pm. Free. Weekly. Serving you hard working. hard partying types with a mind-melting mix of music (courtesy of kitsch queen Trendy W'ndy) and drinks promos that include bottles of bubbly at £l0 until 8pm. To avoid disappointment email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or fax (226 4224) your party booking in advance.
I Immersed In Music at Pivo. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. In the salubrious surrounds of this award- winning Czech theme bar. funky house grooves take hold with Silver Storic (5 ()ct) and liuan James ( 12 ()ct).
I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 0pm—lam. Free. Weekly. A new Fri fixture sees the boys from Underground Solu'shn get bisay with the jiggy hip hop. house. funk. drum & bass and techno.
I Name It at Rush. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Name your poison but not your music of preference as you're expected to enjoy mainstream house from D] 'I‘oomanyhats should you choose to drink here of it Fri.
I Oxygen at Oxygen. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Rotational residents Craig Smith (District) and Craig Gee (Freefall) celebrate the fact that they've got the same christian name and pretty much the same taste in quality house music.
I UrbannHangSuIte at Bann's.
l Ipm—3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a hip hop and breaks soundtrack from Dolphin Boy (Tummy Touch).
I Why Not? at Why Not‘.’ 8—10pm. £5 (includes entry to club afterwards). Weekly. Salsa dance classes for beginners and intermediate enthusiasts. with a feisty club night to follow should you so choose.
I Yo! Below at Yo! Below. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The sushi style bar gets the nil-jazz. R&B and dancefloor soul treatment from the Posh DJs.
I Arakataca! at The Bongo Club.
I Ipm—3am. £5. 12 ()ct. Monthly. DJs Jaffer (Senegal) and Ztippa Inglese (Bogota) host a fiery mix of salsa. African. Latin and Caribbean dance. As they‘ve both been DJing for over 30 years. this is the best selection of past. present and future tropical dance you‘re likely to find.